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20 Oct 2021 12:23:26 EDT (-0400)
  Re: "Unknown error code" when using 12800x9600 as output with Rev 3.7  
From: Le Forgeron
Date: 6 Apr 2015 14:05:24
Message: <5522cae4$1@news.povray.org>
Le 06/04/2015 19:51, Christian Baun a écrit :
> Hi all.
> 
> When I try to use 12800x9600 as output resolution, I get this error message:
> 
> $ /opt/povray/bin/povray_3.7
> /opt/povray/share/povray-3.7/scenes/objects/blob.pov +FN +W12800 +H9600 +O/tmp
> Unknown error code
> 
> with 800x600, 1600x1200, 3200x2400 and 6400x4800 it works without any problems.
> 
> Is this a bug or have I done something wrong?


Let me guess. 32 bits operating system ?

The temporary buffer for 12800 x 9600 output is
sizeof(double)*5*dimensions (*) : that's 124F80000 bytes in hex, more
than can be represented on 32 bits.


> 
> Best Regards and thanks for any help.
> 
>     Christian
> 

*: actually, it's a few more bytes, but that mainly irrelevant.


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